Simple Exercise Techniques For Pregnant Women

Being pregnant is such a wonderful experience. But being pregnant is also about taking care of one’s body, one of which is the responsibility to do exercises to ensure a healthy pregnancy.Proper Stretching for Pregnant Women1. Neck – Drop your head forward and then rotate it in a clockwise motion. After rotating it for 360 degree, rotate it in a counter-clockwise motion for 360 degree. Do this step 4-5 times.2. Thigh – First, stand in straight posture, then place one foot about 2-3 feet in front of the. Lean forward while one of your feet is in front of the other. Do the same to the other feet.3. Shoulder – The very first thing you have to do is to bring one of your shoulders in front of you and rotate them to your back in a circular motion. Perform this for your two shoulders for four to five times.4. Ankle – Stand up in a straight position and then raise one of your feet. Once you have risen one of your feet, rotate your feet in circular motion as if you are drawing circle with it. Do this in clockwise and then counter-clockwise motion for 4 – 6 times in each feet.

The ExercisesFor the Pelvic AreaThis exercise was developed to strengthen the muscles of your abdomen and back. It helps a pregnant woman achieve a good posture and also decreases back strain and fatigue.The very first step to do is for the woman to lie on her back with her knees bent. Then have the pregnant woman inhale air through her nose while trying to maintain her stomach and buttocks muscles tight.She then has to slowly bring her pelvis up while her feet and the back of her shoulder are supporting her body. Let her hold this position for about 5 to 6 seconds as the woman exhales slowly.Repeat as often as needed.Squatting Position yourself into a squatting position. While in this position, try to keep your heels on the floor and feel the muscles and bones in your back near your thigh stretch. Hold this position for 20 to 30 seconds. By the time your body gets used to this position, increase the time to 60 to 90 seconds. While doing this exercise, try to keep your head, arms and whole body relaxed throughout the exercise.Doing these simple exercises and stretches everyday will surely help you to have a strong body structure. It will also help you give more strength to endure labor.Shop prenatal and postnatal yoga DVDs HERE.